In Mississippi, hunting is both a time honored tradition and a way of life for hundreds of thousands of residents. Like many states across the country, Mississippi is blessed with more than abundant wildlife. Sportsmen across our state also have access to publicly owned hunting land that is second to none. There are approximately two million acres open to public hunting in Mississippi, a large portion of which is controlled by the federal government. It was with that fact in mind that I recently cosponsored bipartisan legislation to help protect the rights of Mississippi's sportsmen.
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